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Write a book this summer!

Started Apr 29, 2011 0 Replies

 Learn all about the Working Writer's Club Book Bootcamp HERE.Happy writing!Mayra  Continue

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Workshop on the Art of Picture Book Writing

Started Apr 28, 2011 0 Replies

Hi,I'll be offering a picture book writing workshop at SavvyAuthors.com from May 30 - June 10.Check out the details at:“Walking on a Rainbow: a Children’s Fiction Picture Book Workshop”…Continue

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Seeking reviewers for my satire novel, Sunstruck

Started this discussion. Last reply by shannon johnson Mar 5, 2011. 1 Reply

Hi all,I'm seeking reviewers/bloggers to help me spread the word about my satire novel, Sunstruck.The book is available on Kindle, Nook and also in print.You can find out more about the book here:…Continue

 

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Excerpt Reveal: THE STRANGER, by Anna del Mar (romantic suspense)

Title: The StrangerGenre: Romantic suspenseAuthor: Anna del MarWebsite: www.annadelmar.comPublisher: Carina PressPurchase on AmazonWhen her sister runs…See More
Sep 21
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Spotlight: ‘Death Steals A Holy Book’ by Rosemary and Larry Mild

Steals A Holy BookBy Rosemary and Larry MildRelease: September 2016Magic Island Literary WorksAvailable in trade paper (ISBN 978-0-9905472-0-4, 243 pages, $14.95)and eBook editionsHusband-and-wife mystery novelists Rosemary and Larry Mild have created a tightly woven, cleverly plotted and supremely suspenseful tale in Death Steals A Holy Book.  Resplendent with action, intrigue, wit, and a to-die-for cast of characters, Death Steals A Holy Book is bound to delight.Reluctant sleuths Dan and…See More
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Book Review: The Last Wife of Attila the Hun, by Joan Schweighardt

The Last Wife of Attila the Hun by Joan Schweighardt is an ambitious, superbly researched, excellently written novel based on Germanic legends and the true life of Attila the Hun that will mesmerize fans of historical fiction. There isn’t a lot of fiction based on Attila, so being a lover of history I was instantly intrigued about…See More
Aug 20
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Interview: Ruth J. Anderson, Author of ‘Whistle Blower and Double Agents’

Born and raised in Washington, D.C.’s  Georgetown, Ruth J. Anderson served with several Congressional and cabinet-level officials for over 25 years, including the Federal Communication Commission; Senator Richard Russell, Senate Commerce Committee, Secretary of Commerce, and Postmaster General. Upon the recommendations of…See More
Aug 16
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A Chat with Latina Author Jonisha Rios

 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jonisha Rios is an accomplished screenwriter, author, director and actress that currently resides in California. She teaches Solo-show workshops to adults…See More
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Chapter reveal: The Crimson Calling, by Patrick C. Greene (for vampire fans!)

Title: THE CRIMSON CALLINGGenre: HorrorAuthor: Patrick C GreeneWebsite:www.PatrickCGreene.com,Publisher:http://hobbesendpublishing.comFind out more on …See More
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Chapter reveal: Kaitlin’s Tale, by Christine Amsden

Title: Kaitlin’s TaleGenre: urban fantasy/paranormal romanceAuthor: Christine AmsdenWebsite: http://www.christineamsden.comPublisher: Twilight Times BooksGet your copy at Amazon / …See More
May 27
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The Writing Life with Mystery Novelist jd daniels

jd daniels is a mystery writer who divides her time between Southwest Florida and Iowa City, Iowa. She has also lived, written prose and poetry, and taught writing at the college level in Boston, Massachusetts and Ankara, Turkey.  She’s published five books, receiving an Iowa Arts Grant for her biography and reached the top of a best seller list for her book of poetry. Over the years, she has worked as a college professor, an aerobics instructor, a…See More
May 10
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The Writing Life with Mystery Author Rosie Claverton

Rosie Claverton grew up in Devon, daughter to a Sri Lankan father and a Norfolk mother, surrounded by folk mythology and surly sheep. She moved to Cardiff to study Medicine and adopted Wales as her home. She then moved to London to specialize in psychiatry. Her first short film Dragon Chasers aired on BBC Wales in Autumn…See More
Apr 26
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Book Review: ‘Ninth-Month Midnight’ by Marie Bacigalupo

Nine Month Midnight by Marie Bacigalupo was a deeply compelling, at times heart-wrenching story, about grief and the desperate need of a mother to reunite with her dead child. Since losing her four-year old precious daughter to cancer a year ago, Dolores Walsh has been living in limbo, like a zombie.After a suicide attempt, she’s prompted by her husband Joe to seek the help of…See More
Apr 22
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The Writing Life with Author Sylvia Dickey Smith

A fifth generation Texan, Sylvia Dickey Smith was born in Orange, Texas and grew up in a colorful Scots-Irish family living in the midst of a Cajun culture. At 34, Sylvia’s curiosity about the world took on a whole new dimension when she moved to the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad & Tobago. Awed by the differences in customs and cultures,…See More
Apr 10
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Chapter reveal: Irish Jewel, by Julie Ann James

Title:  IRISH JEWELGenre: SuspenseAuthor:  Julie Ann JamesWebsite:  www.peppertreepublishing.comPublisher: www.peppertreepublishing.comFind out more on …See More
Apr 8
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The Writing Life with Marie Bacigalupo, Author of 'Ninth-Month Midnight'

A former copywriter and administrator, Marie Bacigalupo studied creative writing under Gordon Lish at the Fiction Center and participated in workshops sponsored by the University of Iowa and Story Magazine. Her work has appeared in The Examined Life Journal; Romance Magazine; New Realm Magazine; Perspective…See More
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Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. When she’s not writing, reading, editing or reviewing, she enjoys walking her dog, traveling, and spending time with her family. Represented by Serendipity Literary.
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Excerpt Reveal: THE STRANGER, by Anna del Mar (romantic suspense)

Posted on September 21, 2016 at 5:28am 0 Comments



Title
The Stranger
Genre: Romantic suspense
Author: Anna del Mar
Publisher: Carina Press
Purchase…
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Spotlight: ‘Death Steals A Holy Book’ by Rosemary and Larry Mild

Posted on September 12, 2016 at 9:06am 0 Comments



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Steals A Holy Book

By Rosemary and Larry Mild

Release: September 2016

Magic Island Literary Works

Available in trade paper (ISBN 978-0-9905472-0-4, 243 pages, $14.95)and eBook editions…

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Book Review: The Last Wife of Attila the Hun, by Joan Schweighardt

Posted on August 20, 2016 at 6:53am 0 Comments

The Last Wife of Attila the Hun by Joan Schweighardt is an ambitious, superbly researched, excellently written novel based on Germanic legends and the true life of Attila the Hun that will mesmerize fans of historical fiction. There isn’t a lot of fiction based on Attila, so being a…
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Interview: Ruth J. Anderson, Author of ‘Whistle Blower and Double Agents’

Posted on August 16, 2016 at 4:18am 0 Comments



Born and raised in Washington, D.C.’s  Georgetown, Ruth J. Anderson served with several Congressional and cabinet-level officials for over 25 years, including the Federal Communication Commission; Senator Richard Russell, Senate Commerce Committee, Secretary of Commerce,…

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At 8:02am on June 22, 2013, Lea said…

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I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


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Hello,


 


My name is Missy and I am also a member of the Mom Bloggers Club.  I have a blog,www.luxurybeautyproducts.blogspot.com  and I also run the blog hop network.

I wanted to let you know that I am following you,  and hoping when you get a chance you can follow me back.  I also want to invite you to join my groups, The Blog Hop Network, Beauty Bloggers, and Children's businesses.  Also, I would love to place a link to your site on my blog if you want to do the same with my blog on yours. Please let me know by sending me an email regarding this and it has been nice meeting you via the web.


 


MIssy

At 5:56pm on March 1, 2011, Rose Altares said…

Hi Mayra,

I am now following you!

I’m big on support and becoming a ‘power-follower’. The more the ‘follower’ the more ‘love’!

 I just started a new blog a new blog page and I could really use some love and support. (pls. don’t mind the ugly page for now. LOL!)

It's my battle against ADD and my journey to finishing up old projects. Please visit and follow just the same!

LOVE ya! !♥*:-•✿♥

Please go and follow me too!    www.thedarediva.com

At 8:02am on February 16, 2011, Dawn Odell said…

My partner and I are writing and illustrating a series of childrens inspirational books, with the first to be out in a month or so.

 

Id love to invite the moms from moms who love childrens books to our blog Angels of Inspiration. Please read our posts and become apart of our growing family by becoming a follower and sharing your thoughts in the comment section of our posts.Angels of Inspiration

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At 11:22am on November 7, 2010, agil azzahra said…
Hi Mrs.Mayra..I've visited your blog and become your newest follower.
Feel free to stop by my blog anytime and follow me back..
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At 9:39am on November 1, 2010, Carla Jansen said…
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